Peter Pan Reviews
"Once upon a time there was a boy named Peter Pan, who decided not to grow up. So, he flew away to Neverland, where the pirates are." The young protagonist of this movie, Peter Pan wants to be a kid forever so, on this became real for him.
This 2003 tear fantasy movie is a great film for all the family. It's an epic adventure that flies you away to another planet, Neverland. Prepare some happy thoughts and accompany this kids on their adventure in this worth watching film.
The principal character of this movie, Peter Pan (played by Jeremy Sumpter) stays young while he is on Neverland. A place where pirates, mermaids, Indians, fairies and the lost boys live. He lives on a secret place with the six lost boys (Nibs, Curly, Tootles, Slightly and the twins). Peter, is on a constant fight with the leader of the pirates, Captain Hook.
Wendy is a young girl (played by the actress Rachel Hurd-Wood) that lives on England with her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Darlin. She likes telling bedtime stories to her brothers John and Michael. Peter Pan constantly travels just to hear the stories Wendy liked telling her brothers. One night, Mr. Darlin had a job party so the kids were left home with their aunt. That night, peter finally spoke with Wendy. He wanted to know the finale of her bedtime stories. Peter convinced Wendy and her siblings to fly away, literally fly away with him to Neverland.
Once they finally arrived, the real adventure began. A place full of mysteries and things these kids had never seen. Wendy had a first love connection with Peter.
When Captain Hook captures John and Michael, the two protagonists go on an adventure to rescue them and defeat the evil Captain Hook who live chasing Pere Pan.
Peter Pan and Wendy had an innocent relationship. Since Peter is a prepubescent he isn't the type to attract ladies. Wendy at one point of this movie Wendy wants to give Peter a kiss and he doesn't know what it is. This represents that child that doesn't want to grow up. This is the main point of this movie. A boy who refuses to grow up.
This movie was produced by Universal Studios. It was directed by the Australian P.J. Horgan, who also directed My Best Friend's Wedding (1997). The writers of the movie were Mr. Hogan and Michael Goldenberg. The film had some magical effects. The fairies were sparkly. The Indians had good outfits and makeup. An interesting fact about this movie is that the Princess Tiger Lily the princess of the Indians on this movie has native American descendance. The mermaids were very terrifying. And not to mention, the pirates with detailed costumes and big ships. All this made the movie great and incredible. The flying scenes were out of this planet. Jeremy Sumpter(peter)went through months of harness and wire training to prepare for this movie. Another fact of this movie is that the actor that played Captain Hook and Mr. Darling were the same person (Jason Isaacs). Mr. darling and Captain Hook have always had the same person play their voices in all the movies. Also, they say Wendy is supposed to see her father in Hook and therefore this is part of the reason why she finds him so fascinating. Another thing about these characters is that one of them is short on qualities the other has in abundance. Hook is all gnash and bluster, while John Darling is so shy, he can hardly talk to himself in the mirror.
Another thing that makes this movie great is the music. The song Fairy Dance by James Newton Howard is played while Peter and Wendy are dancing in mid-air, emulating the fairy ballet, and it gives you a feeling like if you were inside the movie dancing with them. The genres of this movie are: kids and family, science fiction, fantasy and romance. Contrary to popular belief, Neverland does not actually stop the process of aging. Peter leads a crew of boys who refuse to grow up. However, it is only Peter that manages to achieve this goal. We see the desire of Wendy to free Peter form the eternal boyhood. We also can see the envy Captain Hook feels because the affection the two kids have.
This movie show how important family and friends can be on our life. They have an important influence in our decisions through our life. If a child is left alone, like Peter on this movie it can be a difficult life for them.
So, what are you waiting for? Go watch right now this magical adventure movie and find out how this great movie ends.